Our hearts and prayers go out to our dear friends, the Adamson family, who suffered a hot air balloon accident which took the life of husband and father Grant.  We send prayers, support and love to surround Terry and their daughters in their time of...

You remember our first Student Artist, Ford Austin! He just celebrated a major success, and we wanted to share it with you. At this time last year, Ford Austin didn’t have a hip and was bedridden. "On July 26th at 8:30 am, Ford and Steve walked the Lumberjack...

7/4/2013 Wow! 5 years post tragic helicopter crash…Who would have ever thought? …that I would be able to share a sacred mother/daughter journey with my teenage daughter and successfully climb the Andes mountain, Yuanapicchu, in sacred Machu Picchu, Peru? At the top of the mountain I could not hold...

Artists for Trauma and Next Step Fitness partnered again at their most recent Movie Night on Thursday the 18th of July to screen the documentary, “The Dhamma Brothers”. The film was followed by a short meditation session led by AFT Volunteer Artist Etan Boritzer. NextStep members shared...

It is Sunday evening, and I’m on a mother/daughter retreat far away from home, Los Angeles, and the United States. From far away in another country, we learn of another act of unacceptable violence and the trauma it brings to the lives of the innocent.  I...

[gallery ids="1056,1057,1058"] Artists for Trauma is pleased to announce that we are the new Healing through Art program for Next Step Fitness based in Lawndale, CA. Next Step Fitness was founded by Janne Kouri and his wife, Susan, after an accident left him paralyzed, and rehabilitation facilities...

  “The 2 million veterans who are returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan have had their lives changed by war. As they come home, they have the potential to change the lives of civilians, too.” At the recent UCLA and Zocalo event “How Veterans Are Changing America,”...